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Liberty Tree Memorial

Wisconsin, Ozaukee County, CedarsburgThe American Liberty elm was named after "The Liberty Tree": Our Country's first Symbol of Freedom. On the morning of August 14, 1765, the people of Boston awakened...

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Stockade Historic District

New York, Schenectady County, SchenectadyThe Seventeenth Century The Schenectady Stockade is one of the oldest communities in America. Founded by the Dutch on land purchased from the Mohawk Indians in...

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Steam Era Signal & Switchstand

New Jersey, Hunterdon County, RingoesThe purpose of the railroad signal is not unlike that of a traffic light; it tells locomotive engineers when they can proceed, when they should proceed with...

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Landscaping Johnson Hall

New York, Fulton County, JohnstownNew York State purchased Johnson Hall in 1906. At that time, after almost 150 years of changing ownership, only 20 acres remained intact of the original 700+ acre...

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Johnson Hall State Historic Site

New York, Fulton County, JohnstownSir William Johnson built Johnson Hall in 1763 as the center of a grand estate. He was made a British baronet for his role in the French & Indian Wars, a title his...

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The Monument to Women of the Southern Confederacy

Florida, Duval County, Jacksonville(Top)1861  In Memory of the Women of Our Southland  1865 (Center) Let this mute but eloquent structure speak to generations to come, of a generation of the past. Let...

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Centennial of Hattiesburg

Mississippi, Forrest, Hattiesburg[West Side] Formerly Choctaw Territory and later claimed by France, Britain, Spain and United States, this area entered by settlers in early 1800s and known as Ewin...

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Birthplace of Allan Shivers

Texas, Angelina County, LufkinBorn here, in now-razed house, Oct. 5,1907, to Robert and Easter C. Shivers, pioneer East Texas family. As youth, worked at odd jobs to earn own pocket money. Was State...

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Locust Hill

West Virginia, Jefferson County, Charles TownWhen George Washington surveyed his brother Samuel’s Berkeley County land in preparation for the building of Harwood, the property included a sizable...

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Poplar Springs Baptist Church

Georgia, Franklin County, near LavoniaEstablished in 1805, Poplar Springs Baptist Church, "Mother Church" of the Tugalo Baptist Assn., began in May of that year. Some of the first members were Joseph...

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George Washington Hitt

Georgia, Stephens County, Toccoa“An unforgettable personality whose courage shone with such crystal brilliance as to brighten the world about him and uplift the spirits of those even more fortunate,...

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Veterans Memorial

Georgia, Douglas County, DouglasvilleIn honor of the Brave Service Men & Women who have defended and continue to defend the United States of America. (Military) Includes location, directions, 1...

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World War II Memorial Trees

Massachusetts, Berkshire County, SheffieldThese Trees Have Been Dedicated to the Memory of Our Men of the Town of Sheffield, Who Gave Their Lives in World War II Lieut Herbert W. Small • A/C Paul C....

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Sheffield World War II Monument

Massachusetts, Berkshire County, SheffieldIn Memory Of The Citizens of Sheffield Who So Loyally Served In the World War 1941 - 1945 (War, World II) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS...

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American Legion Post 340 Veterans Memorial

Massachusetts, Berkshire County, SheffieldIn Memory Of Those Who Served (Patriots & Patriotism) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Battery Heights

Virginia, Prince William County, ManassasAs General Rufus King's Union division marched eastward along the Warrenton Turnpike (U.S. Route 29 today), they came under fire from Confederate artillery on...

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You Stand Free Because They Served

Massachusetts, Berkshire County, Great BarringtonYou Stand Free Because They Served In everlasting memory and tribute to the men and women of Great Barrington who, in defense of their country and the...

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Groveton Confederate Cemetery

Virginia, Prince William County, ManassasNeither side had anticipated the war's cost in blood. After the fighting at Manassas, burial details dug shallow graves where soldiers had fallen. There was...

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Unfinished Railroad

Virginia, Prince William County, ManassasDuring the 1850s, two local railroads - the Orange & Alexandria and the Manassas Gap - met at Manassas Junction. In order to reach commercial markets near...

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Kearney: From the Beginning

Nebraska, Buffalo County, KearneyLong before early French explorers named it the Platte River, or "flat waters," this heartland oasis was a crossroads. Migratory birds, abundant wildlife and Native...

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